My first going-to-Eurovision experience was rife with chaos and incredible frustration, but aside from that, it held for me the most intensely rewarding consequences that only come from being in the danger zone. I’d do it all over again.
Traditionally, the EuroClub has been a venue or set of venues organized by the Eurovision Host City… I am missing that experience this year, and I’m not alone.
“And our twelve points go to…” The phrase that we hear at the end of the contest once the voting has closed and the results are in. The phrase that begins the most nail biting half of the contest, the voting. In a previous article, we discussed the mechanics and systems in place for VotingContinue reading “Eurovision Voting Patterns”
With his guitar, a cinematic filter, and a tune that could fit in a spaghetti Western movies, Stefan brings to Turin an epic song about resilience, one which he believes the message is necessary today.
The long history of protest music in popular culture, highlights how powerful the medium of music—in particular—can be to spread a message far and wide.
Acquainted with the music industry in a number of ways, Cornelia Jakobs sees winning Melodifestvalen as a highlight. Not only through garnering a major hit and representing Sweden, but also showcasing her artistry in a wild music industry.
Kalush Orchestra: “We feel it is a responsibility to be useful to our country by being present here.”
After a journey to get to Turin, Kalush Orchestra is determined to showcase their blend of Ukrainian folk music and hip hop on stage. But with the circumstances, they not only sing an ode to Stefania, but also to all mothers.
She might be one of the younger performers to hit the Eurovision Song Contest stage in Turin, but S10 is bringing a mature and elevated track to the Song Contest stage and has many talking winner potential.
The first American iteration of the Eurovision Song Contest is in full swing. Here are some ways the show can come back stronger than ever.
Formerly known as Sísý Ey— these sisters have been performing together for years. Their debut single “Ain’t Got Nobody” was released in 2013. Music is in their DNA— Daughters of Ellen Kristjánsdóttir and Eyþór Gunnarsson both of their parents are musical and that has no doubt rubbed off on the group. Their parents even haveContinue reading “Getting to Know Iceland’s Systur: 5 things you might not know.”
While Eurovision grows closer with each passing day, there have been some fantastic and exciting announcements made, and a great deal of hype building up to the show in Turin. However, it could be argued, the EBU has possibly made a few notable PR missteps this Eurovision year. Let us take a look at someContinue reading “EBU Press Missteps”
She was in the running to represent Greece this year with some former Eurovision participants and bonafide grecian pop stars; but her authenticity clearly cut through and now she’s representing Greece at the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest.
Eurovision fans all over the world have one thing in common – we can’t get enough of all-things Eurovision – which is why it is equally important to fill your travel itinerary with key Eurovision-specific events and activities while in Turin. We have listed some amazing options for you!
The American Song Contest is the official adaptation of Eurovision for the United States and airs on NBC. Two of America’s most beloved musicians serve as its hosts: Californian rap icon Snoop Dogg & American Idol’s first winner and multi-platinum singer Kelly Clarkson. For the last several weeks, this new format has been gracing televisionContinue reading “American Song Contest – A Viewership Analysis”
Earth Day is here, which means we realize this planet is the only one we have. Here are some Eurovision songs which follow up on Citi Zeni’s advice–being green is cool!
Translation, tambura, and Taylor Swift–all things make up Mia Dimsic, who has a strong musical resume to offer. As a star singer breaking through country music, “Guilty Pleasure” reflects her understated style and songwriting.
I’ve dedicated the song to my mom. But also to all people who lost the battle for life and their families and friends. We should never forget them and stop remembering them as statistics.
These are the countries most likely pull out all the stops on the stage in Turin.
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